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Building materials going to pot

Cannabis could soon be going up in buildings rather than going up in smoke.

The hemp plant is one of six identified by Department of Primary Industries (DPI) scientists in Queensland [Australia] as a source of natural resin to reduce the building industry’s reliance on resins produced from fossil fuels…

Currently most resins and adhesives used in aerospace structures and in structural building materials are ultimately derived from crude oil.

via News.com.au.

January 14, 2009 - Posted by | plant, technology

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